MALT introduces the Pennsylvania Mountain Natural Area

MALT introduces the Pennsylvania Mountain Natural Area. This amazinglMALT_Pennsylvania Mtn Natural Area_2014feb_thumbnaily beautiful area near Fairplay (Colorado) is located near existing residential development is on MALT’s list of highly-desirable conservation projects.

For nearly 40MALT_Pennsylvania Mtn Natural Area_2014feb_thumbnail2 years, this area has been the location for high-altitude graduate and scientific research on a plethora of topics, from fragile tundra plants to pollination studies – bees and plants and which gets pollinated when and how in the High Rockies, to small mammals and their interaction with tundra plants, and more… ( Mtn Natural Area_2014feb_thumbnail3

MALT is multi-phasing this project, in an effort to conserve the land and water resources in this Natural Area. Read about the latest research study at  and get more information on this conservation project and others by going to



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Michelle Poolet

PLAN Jeffco Board Member. Michelle Poolet is a relative new-comer to PLAN Jeffco, but not to the world of volunteer work. She has been on the Board of PLAN Jeffco since 2008, and in that time has worked hard to ensure the success of various PJ conferences and events. She is part of the PLAN Jeffco web content subcommittee, and liaisons between the PLAN Jeffco Board and the Open Space Advisory Committee. Her “day job” is as President and Chief Enterprise Architect of Mount Vernon Data Systems, a BBB A+ accredited database consulting company. Michelle lives on Lookout Mountain, in unincorporated JeffCo, with her best pal, TessaRose the collie, with whom she enjoys daily trekking in the forests.

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